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Sitting while watching television, but not sitting at work, is associated with a greater risk of heart attack, stroke, or early death, Columbia researchers have found.
A large clinical trial has found that a minimally invasive procedure to replace a narrowed heart valve performed better than surgery in patients who were good candidates for surgery.
Martin B. Leon, MD, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology for his contributions to the treatment of heart disease with minimally invasive techniques.
Data from an ongoing study found that women who had experienced frequent weight fluctuations had more risk factors for heart disease.
- August 6, 2012
The observed association between periodontitis and atherosclerotic vascular disease cannot be attributed solely to the recognized common risk factors.
- July 2, 2012
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- December 14, 2011
Surgeons at NYP/CUMC performed the first Total Artificial Heart implant in the New York City area to replace a patient’s dying heart.
- November 10, 2011